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Martin Crane is a NY/NC-based composer whose most recent projects include the Paramount+ miniseries Black Gold (produced by Darren Aronofsky) and Cannes short The Pass

 

After releasing two albums and touring nationally under the name Brazos (2 million + streams on Spotify), Martin started working in film as the music supervisor on the Oscar-nominated documentary, Cutie and the Boxer. Since then, his scoring work has premiered at Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, Berlinale, and Full Frame. Commercial clients include Gucci, Chevrolet, Google, GE, Mazda, Capital One, Airwick, Ambev, Galaxo Smith Kline, and VICE.

 

FILM

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The Pass

dir. Pepi Ginsberg

Short, 2022
Original Score

Premiers 2022 Cannes Cinefondation

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Black Gold

dir. Gabrielle Schonder & Zach Heinzerling

3 pt miniseries, 2022
Original Score

from Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky's PROTOZOA and TIME Studios


Premiers May 2022 on Paramount + and theaters

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Keys to the City

dir. Ian Moubayed

Short, 2022
Original Score

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Dirty Money

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Season 2, Ep. 2, 2020
Original Score

Streaming on NETFLIX 


Executive Produced by Alex Gibney

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Picture a Scientist

dir. Ian Cheney & Sharon Shattuck

Feature, 2020
Original Score

Streaming on NETFLIX


Premiered 2020 Tribeca Film Festival

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Cutie and the Boxer

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Feature, 2014
Music Supervision

2013 Sundance "Best Director Award"


2014 Oscar Nomination for Best Documentary


2016 Emmy for Best Documentary

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Miss America

dir. Pepi Ginsberg

Short, 2019
Original Score

2020 Wasserman Award 1st Place Recipient

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Up In Arms

dir. Shelly Carmel

Short, 2022
Original Score

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La Oscuridad

dir. Jorge Sistos

Short, 2020
Original Score

2020 King Award for Screenwriting

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Alba and June

dir. Pepi Ginsberg

Short, 2018
Original Score

Released January 20, 2020 on NoBudge

stream

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Hugh The Hunter

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Short, 2016
Original Score

Premiered Sundance 2015


Collaboration with artist Hugh Hayden


Streaming on NOWNESS


Vimeo Staff Pick

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The Escape of Prisoner 614

dir. Zach Golden

Feature, 2018
Original Score

Starring Ron Perlman, Martin Starr, Jake McDorman, and George Sample III


Premiered 2018 Berlinale

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